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Accessible public space and policy

I am presently doing research on accessibility and am wondering how accessibilty design relates or can be implemented through policy. This seems simple when we consider fixtures like ramps but when wide-baring visions such as universal accessibility is considered the possibility of policy loopwholes and grey areas becomes problematic.

How do we generate laws that not only enforce access but that are also flexible in accomodating all the conflicting needs at a street intersection or along a sidewalk?

Is this just simply not a policy but technology issue? Does it then follow that minority rights in this case are to remain because we cannot legislate smart design???

Can policy only dictate what one hass the right to but not how to enforce or implement that right?

Florian Hehlen